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Capacities of Neighbor Countries and Their Role in Boosting Regional Innovation System

Kazem Sajjadi, Director General for resilient economy diplomacy noted that innovation is one of non-oil fields in which Iran has capability to operate.

Sajjadi in a meeting entitled "Iran Innovation Eco-System and the Role of INIF" stated, “For a while I was Iranian ambassador to Armenia, then I was responsible for management of resilient economy diplomacy at Ministry of Foreign Affairs and during this era I realized development of knowledge-based companies is essential.”


He added, "Continuous links between foreign ambassadors with INIF play an important role in effectively linking this fund to their countries". He said further, “We can urge neighboring countries to boost their cooperation with INIF for further collaborative action in innovation.
 Sajjadi further added, "With other countries we can also have bilateral exchanges in field of experience or economic investment."


Director General for resilient economy diplomacy noted, “One of non-oil fields in which we can operate is innovation. Therefore, we urge the diplomats, to provide the necessary conditions for activists in this field to travel to their countries in order to hold useful and effective meetings and to foster growth and development of innovation in their countries.